Skip to Content

What are Bioidentical Hormones?

Dr. Allmen talks about women’s health and can help provide answers to many of your questions on her website drallmen.com. Bioidentical hormones (estrogen, progesterone and testosterone) are often called “natural” hormones, because they are chemically identical to the hormones that women make primarily in their ovaries. They are definitely not “natural”, however. Instead, like all …

Read More about What are Bioidentical Hormones?

Menopause 101: Which Tests to Ask Your Specialist About

Doctor appointments can be unnecessarily stressful, especially with all of the added health questions that age and menopause can bring. Luckily, Ellen Dolgen has broken down some of the most common tests and checks that midlife women should be getting done. Read more from Ellen on her blog.  As we get older, it seems like our …

Read More about Menopause 101: Which Tests to Ask Your Specialist About

Menopausal Depression and Suicide – is There a Risk?

Celebrities and friends were shocked when L’Wren Scott, glamorous model-turned-designer girlfriend of Mick Jagger, committed suicide in her upscale New York apartment. Once again, life is not always as it seems and fighting to maintain that illusion can be deadly, especially as women grow older. Scott’s suicide, at the age of 49, is raising the …

Read More about Menopausal Depression and Suicide – is There a Risk?